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File #: 19-0233    Version: Name: 2/19/19 - Collaborative Agreement with Treeline Conservancy
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/19/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/19/2019 Final action: 2/19/2019
Enactment date: 2/19/2019 Enactment #: R-19-071
Title: Resolution to Approve a Collaborative Agreement with the Treeline Conservancy for Development of the Treeline Trail
Attachments: 1. DRAFT Treeline Collaborative Agreement.pdf
Title
Resolution to Approve a Collaborative Agreement with the Treeline Conservancy for Development of the Treeline Trail
Memorandum
This resolution approves a Collaborative Agreement with the Treeline Conservancy.

The purpose of the Collaborative Agreement is to establish a general framework for a public/private collaboration between the City and the Conservancy. It will assist in defining the relationship between the parties to ensure that the goals of each are accomplished and driven by a shared desire to guide and advance the implementation of the Treeline - Allen Creek Urban Trail Master Plan, which was adopted by City Council on December 18, 2017.

The agreement sets forth the general expectations for implementation of the Treeline Trail. In general, the agreement envisions that the City will seek grants and other funding and will own the infrastructure of the Treeline, while the Treeline Conservancy will provide support in the form consultation, advice, and donations and fundraising for property acquisition, design, construction, and maintenance. The City and Conservancy may enter other agreements as needed for specific purposes, such as design and construction of particular phases or operation and management. If such an agreement is appropriate, it would be subject to separate City approval.

The Treeline Conservancy has emphasized and City staff concurs that having this agreement to demonstrate a public/private collaboration between the City and Conservancy will provide additional support in grant applications and solicitation of donors.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: None. The agreement sets forth a framework and the general roles of the City and Treeline Conservancy for approaching development of the Treeline and does not commit the City financially.

Approval is recommended.
Staff
Prepared by: Heather Seyfarth, AICP, MSW, Community Engagement Specialist
Reviewed by: Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City...

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